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At Cadence Academy Preschool, we understand the day-to-day child care demands placed on today’s busy families. We provide a truly quality early childhood education environment where children can feel safe, happy, confident, and proud of what they accomplish. We also offer flexible scheduling, back-up care, affordable rates, and convenient hours.
We are conveniently located just off Reservoir Avenue, near Garden City, minutes from both Route 295 and Route 95. We care and educate preschool, pre-K, and school aged children at this location.
- Preschool (ages 3 – 4)
- Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4 – 5)
- School-Age Program (5 – 12 years)
- Summer Program (5 – 12 years)
We utilize a curriculum we developed that draws inspiration from the Creative Curriculum and several states’ Early Learning Standards, which you will see in action in all our centers. Children retain more when they’re having fun so our programs emphasize learning through play. Our curriculum provides a strong foundation for children’s academic success and our teachers provide a warm, nurturing environment in which every child can be successful. Each classroom and our playground have been specifically designed to provide age-appropriate challenges and opportunities. The environment is constructed to stimulate the child’s imagination and to encourage active exploration and discovery.
Parent Communication App
We have an extraordinary Parent Communication App that our teachers use daily to relay information and send pictures to family members, send newsletters, and track developmental progress for each child’s portfolio! With this application, parents/guardians are able to opt into email or text alerts and they can receive any information, instantaneously, about their child and their child’s school day.
Teachers and staff can tag daily pictures with our Developmental Domains (Social/Emotional, Physical, Artistic, Cognitive, and Language/Literacy) and are then able to communicate with the parents/guardians by adding captions or sending quick little notes.
Families LOVE this feature and we’re utilizing it more and more each day! We are so excited to be able to communicate with our families throughout the day and to show them what their children are learning each day.
We are VERY proud to be a BrightStars rated program! For more information about BrightStars and the high quality standards they demand of their rated programs, please Visit the BrightStars website!
Our experienced team of early childhood educators is committed to the unique development of each child. Each teacher has been carefully selected through an extensive interview and orientation process. All of our teachers receive ongoing classroom support, supervision and continuing education. Everyone on the staff is certified in early childhood health and safety, first aid, and CPR.
Our mission is to be the premier provider of quality early childhood education, continually striving to not only meet, but exceed, industry standards and parent expectations.
My name is Liz Guido and I am the Director at our Cranston location! I have been with this organization since June 2014. I began working in the Cranston location teaching Kindergarten and I have worked in all classrooms, infants through school age. Prior to returning to our Cranston location, I was the Assistant Director of our Norwood location!
I graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I am DIrector II certified in Massachusetts and I also have my state teaching license in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. I am currently in the process of obtaining my Master’s degree in Special Education from Rhode Island College.
My favorite part of working with children is seeing the dedication of the teachers and their magnitude of warmth and knowledge. In my spare time, I enjoy camping, the great outdoors, and spending time with my husband, Vinny and our two dogs. We recently added a brand new member of the family; our son, Dominic!
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